Ajimobi reassures vulnerable children of qualitative education
By Tolu Olamiriki
Wife of the Oyo State Governor, Chief (Mrs) Florence Ajimobi, has reaffirmed the commitment of the state government towards making life meaningful for the orphans and vulnerable children. Mrs Ajimobi stated this during a programme organised by the state Ministry of Women Affairs, Community Development, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation, to mark the Christmas /end of 2013 activities for over 1,000 orphans and vulnerable children at the Remembrance Arcade, Government House, Ibadan. She averred that a lot had been done by the present administration in the education sector to ensure a solid foundation for the children in the state and enjoined them to take their education serious ly by abstaining from negative tendencies that could endanger their future, as well as working assiduously to be future leaders.
While saying that her office had executed in the last two and a half years viable projects that impact positively on the youths in the state, she commended Governor Abiola Ajimobi, for ensuring that life is worth living for the children through a conducive learning environment for academic activities.
Mrs Ajimobi lauded the unquantifiable contributions of donor agencies, most especially, the Gifted Hands Foundation from Chicago, United States of America, sponsored by Wale Ishola , for donating towards the success of the programme and commended the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mrs Foluso Sali and her team for organising the programme.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mrs Sali, had lauded the contributions of the state government towards making life meaningful to orphans and vulnerable children in the state, as well as the contributions of the office of Mrs Ajimobi through her pet projects. adding that the office had donated to children in the state twice in 2013.